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  • #401

    true Laughing

  • #402

       Here is the solution for #386 

    Caiello's line was correct , but the first move is not Ba1 :)

  • #403

    That is insane

  • #404

    Yes, wherever black queen goes on the 6 th  move, there is discovered check.

  • #405

                              White to play and win

             

  • #406

    That's a cute problem. I Believe I've got it.

    Edit: lol! I thought you posted it in diagram mode, didn't see it was a puzzle Embarassed
  • #407

    So, here is a fantastic and rather complicated position, derived from one of my games (and altered a bit).

     

    The first few moves are unique, though at the end there could be several moves that are winning.

  • #408

    shoopi ,thanks for your post :)

                  And now - can some magic help improving chess skills ?

     


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    During a lucid dream, the dreamer remains aware of what is happening in the waking world while experiencing a vivid dream world at the same time.  Lucid dreamers think clearly and are able to control their actions while in their dream.

    Many lucid dreamers are able to control everything that happens in a lucid dream. They can give themselves special powers, direct the actions of other characters in the dream or change the dream scenery. They may even be able to plan a dream before they have it.

    Some people are natural lucid dreamers.  Recently, the ability to dream lucidly has become desirable, and people who have never had lucid dreams before are attempting to learn how to have lucid dreams.

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  • #409

    Just to clarify, my last position was white to play and win.

    I can give hints or the solution if you would like.

  • #410

    Yes, i thought about 1.Qh6 but am not sure - is this the first move ?

  • #411

    Hi,Sports_Girl ,nice page and...logo (up-left) - is it true ? :)

  • #412
    shoopi wrote:

    So, here is a fantastic and rather complicated position, derived from one of my games (and altered a bit).

     

    The first few moves are unique, though at the end there could be several moves that are winning.

    shoopi's puzzle is not solved yet 

             White to play and win

  • #413
    Sherlock__Holmes wrote:

    shoopi ,thanks for your post :)

                  And now - can some magic help improving chess skills ?

     

     


    Lucid dreaming is the ability to recognize that you are dreaming while you are having a dream.

    During a lucid dream, the dreamer remains aware of what is happening in the waking world while experiencing a vivid dream world at the same time.  Lucid dreamers think clearly and are able to control their actions while in their dream.

    Many lucid dreamers are able to control everything that happens in a lucid dream. They can give themselves special powers, direct the actions of other characters in the dream or change the dream scenery. They may even be able to plan a dream before they have it.

    Some people are natural lucid dreamers.  Recently, the ability to dream lucidly has become desirable, and people who have never had lucid dreams before are attempting to learn how to have lucid dreams.

    Read more on : Lucid Dreaming - meaningofdreams.org

  • #414

    1. Qh6 is the right tactical idea, and you get points for seeing it. However, at the moment it doesn't work, since black can just capture the queen 1... Bxh6 and after 2. Rxh7+ Kg8 3. Rg1+ black can just block with 3... Bg7 as the queen also defends the bishop.

    So, white must first build up the pressure with 1. Rg1, and black will most likely defend with 1... Rg8. Now, how to proceed?

  • #415

    After 1.Rg1 Rg8 isn't it time for 2.Qh6 ?

  • #416

    Yes but what does black reply? his move is forced.

  • #417

    Black are obliged to play 2...Qxd3  and after that i think white will move one of the rooks ...

  • #418

    how does white beat Qf5?

  • #419

    Yes. Here, I'll post the entire thing:

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    There are other variations of course after the thrust, 4. c5!

  • #420

    Real Magic !  I knew pawn ' c ' must go ahead but tangled in the complications after that !

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